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morning, president obama will convene a meeting with top aides, state and local officials to review the government's response to the disaster. at least 90 people are dead in 10 states because of the storm. he and nearly 4 million homes and businesses are without power. and some sections of your have no sections at all. >> staten island, it has been one of the hardest hit. >> cancelled the marathon. >> there are rows and rows of boxes for the marathon runners. >> the itouch resources is turning into a public- relations nightmare as turn to fire hydrants for the necessities of life. >> it's a disaster here, they forgot about us! residents pleading with government officials. been overcome a die here if we get killed with the weather were to die here! order and a freeze! we've got nine the old people with a storm surge for " hundreds of yards inland. >>pam: entire homes were swept off their foundations have of the york city's 40 fatalities died here. two of them young boys who would been riding in this s u v. >> the man was initially hostile to reporters but then denied the woman's stor
damage here is exceptive. >> reporter: president obama will visit new jersey tomorrow. >> i think all of us have been obviously shocked by the force of mother nature as we watch it on television. at the same time we've also seen nurses at nyu hospital carrying fragile newborns to safety. we've seen incredibly brave firefighters in queens waist-deep in water battling infernos, and rescuing people in boats. >> reporter: as reggie kumar tells us, a local utility company packed up equipment and sent employees to help restore electricity to the millions still in the dark on the east coast tomorrow. >> reporter: 150 peing peing workers -- pg& e workers met tuesday and packed into buses. this is a picture of some in their safety air on their way to sacramento county where they boarded a flight to new york city. 60 pieces of equipment were also sent, including 4-bucket vehicles eric bulldozer, several flatbed trucks as well as trailers. they say they are looking forward to helping the millions who desperately need their lights back on. >> they don't know where we're from. but when they get th
: you will not know forgotten -- not be forgotten. that's the message president obama carried >> when you see neighbors helping neighbors, you're reminded about what america is all about. we go through tough time, but we bounce back. the reason we bounce back is because we look out for one another and don't leave anybody behind. >> reporter: with the blue skies on wednesday came a clearer picture of the damage. from the twisted jersey shore to the new york burro of queens ravaged by flooding is fire. [ crying ] >> one loss is a los for everyone? >> absolutely. >> reporter: in manhattan, an attempt to create the appearance of business as usual. with flooded tunnels and power outages still clocking transit, governor cuomo says there's a long way to go. >> this is a long-term recovery and reconstruction effort. >> reporter: the rush turned into a transportation nightmare. >> it's insane. we knew it was going to be bad, but we didn't know it was going to be this much of a standstill. >> reporter: an update on the transit system in new york city. we've been talking a lot about the subways.
that the biomimicry folks are chant -- obama folks are chanting four more years, but our chant is five more days. >> reporter: there are still millions of people without power. in new york city, the mayor said it could be until next weekend before some folks in some burrows see their power restored. >>> as the cleanup continues on the east coast, we are getting a better look at how much damage was done by this storm. >> reporter: the damage from sand severy widespread but it appears that -- sandy is very widespread, but it appears that the jersey shore line in particular bore the brunt . this is what a small peninsula looks like, and here it is afterwards. this is what the casino pier in seaside heights, new jersey, looked like before the storm. and here's now. an entire quarter of the pier has been broken off. sheer a bridge to the north, before and after. the storm has washed away the western end of the bridge. there was also a lot of damage and flooding further inland. this is before and now after the storm. the entire wall of this apartment complex has fallen down, and finally this is the en
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